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File #: 22-4717    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Discussion Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 7/29/2022 In control: Commissioners Court
On agenda: 8/2/2022 Final action: 8/2/2022
Title: Request by the Office of Management and Budget for confirmation from the Court that it does not intend to propose 2022 tax rates above the Voter Approval Rates (VARs) which would trigger a tax rate election and require a special hearing on August 5, 2022 to propose the rates.
Department: Management and Budget
Department Head/Elected Official: Daniel Ramos, Executive Director

Regular or Supplemental RCA: Supplemental RCA

Type of Request: Discussion Item

Project ID (if applicable): N/A
Vendor/Entity Legal Name (if applicable): N/A

MWDBE Contracted Goal (if applicable): N/A
MWDBE Current Participation (if applicable): N/A
Justification for 0% MWDBE Participation Goal: N/A - Goal not applicable to request

Request Summary (Agenda Caption):
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Request by the Office of Management and Budget for confirmation from the Court that it does not intend to propose 2022 tax rates above the Voter Approval Rates (VARs) which would trigger a tax rate election and require a special hearing on August 5, 2022 to propose the rates.
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Background and Discussion:
The timeline for setting the 2022 tax rates would be significantly compressed if the Court intends to propose a rate above the Voter Approval Rate (VAR). To set a rate above the VAR, Commissioners Court would need to propose a rate for adoption no later than August 5, 2022 to meet hearing and election notification requirements. OMB will not be recommending tax rates above the VAR and is seeking confirmation from the Court that it does not intend to propose rates that would require an election and that there is no need to set a special hearing on August 5, 2022.

Expected Impact:
N/A

Alternative Options:
If the Court doesn't intend to propose rates that would trigger the election requirement, discuss and propose tax rates at the regularly scheduled Commissioners Court meeting on August 23, 2022.

Alignment with Goal(s):
_ Justice and Safety
_ Economic Opportunity
_ Housing
_ Public Health
_ Transportation
_ Flooding
_ Environment
X Governance and Customer Service

Prior Court Action (if any):
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Location:
Address (if applicable): N/A
Precinct(s): Countywide
Fiscal and Personnel Summary
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SFY 22
FY 23
Next 3 FYs
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